Australia can lay claim to two new native mammal species, discovered as part of collaborative new research published in the journal Molecular Ecology.
“We just need to educate people and build awareness of spiders, to show that they’re not actually the bad guys we want them to be.”
The remarkable ability of mangrove forests to remember recent droughts could leave them more vulnerable to the impacts of climate change.
How did saltwater crocodiles snap up Yusuke Fukuda’s heart?
New research shows that a deadly frog fungus flourishes in cold conditions. Mortality rates in these environments can approach 100% for some frog species.
Professor Alexander Maier wants us to change our mind about parasites.
ANU has been awarded a total of almost $10m in funding from the Australian Research Council (ARC) to bolster the nation's capabilities in nuclear and...
Dr Robert Lanfear of the ANU Research School of Biology and Dr Minh Bui, from the College of Engineering, Computing and Cybernetics (CECC) are finalists for...
A first-of-its-kind genetic study of the endangered Australian Pookila - formerly known as the New Holland Mouse - is contributing to saving the species from...
A major new study explains why you won’t find kangaroos, koalas and other Aussie marsupials in Indonesia, but you will find many groups of animals that...
Professor Yong-Ling Ruan and his colleagues have made a breakthrough that could yield tastier and healthier fruit.
Australia is in a unique position to eliminate the bee-killing Varroa mite. Here’s what happens if we don’t »
While Australia is the last continent to be invaded by the vorroa mite, it has an opportunity to be the first to eradicate it.